Jangula finishes second

The 2013 Pharmasave Christina Lake Sprint Triathlon had a silver lining for Rossland's Gabrielle Jangula on June 23.

The 2013 Pharmasave Christina Lake Sprint Triathlon had a silver lining for Rossland’s Gabrielle Jangula on June 23.

Jangula finished second overall on the girl’s side with a time of 1:30:59, just behind Kelowna’s Ashlee Robinson who finished with a time of 1:28:43.

Trail’s Jackson Konkin was the first out of the water for the swimming portion and he finished in a time of 1:19:26, first overall and tops in the male category and amongst his age group (male 13-18 years).

The triathlon requires adult competitors to swim 750 metres, bike 20 kilometres, and run five kilometres.

In the kid’s event, a pair of Rossland racers took first and second respectively. Morgan Corkill and sister Loren finished seven seconds apart with Morgan crossing the finish line first in 40:47.

In the team event Rossland’s Pepper Power won bronze with Logan Merringer doing the swim, Kian Merringer the bike, and Liamt Gaudet the run.

Eighty-three adults participated, along with 38 children for the KidSprint event, which took place before the main triathlon.

 

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